Alumni News

Alumnus Leps Elected Party Chairman

March 12, 2018

CEU alumnus Jakub Leps (POLS ’98) was recently elected Prague chairman for the TOP 09 political party. Elected for the two year term in January, his tasks will focus on managing the party and campaigning ahead of this fall’s local and senate elections.

Jakub also serves as Third Deputy Mayor of Prague’s 11th District, a role which he says he will continue.

Alumni Campaign 2017 Closes Strong

CEU’s 2017 Alumni Campaign closed on a high note last December, raising a total of $144,666 (including $70,000 during its year-end matching gift drive). The former is the highest amount raised by an alumni-sponsored drive in CEU history. Thank you, donors!

CEU Alumna Sugár Passes

January 18, 2018

We are saddened to report that CEU alumna Krisztina Sugár (IMCE MB ‘98; IRES ’95), recently passed away. She was 46 years old. Our deepest condolences to Krisztina’s family and friends.

Challenge Accepted: Record-Breaking Campaign Finish

A new record has been set!

Alumni raised approximately $70,000 in support of CEU via the recently-concluded Lucky Charm Challenge. This is the highest single amount raised by an alum-sponsored funding drive in CEU history.  (See stats and donors list below.) 

Philanthropy Week Celebrates, Encourages Giving

December 11, 2017

Give thanks. Pay it forward. Repeat. That’s what the CEU community in Budapest and beyond did recently during the university’s first-ever Philanthropy Week.